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Cochlear Implants in Post-lingually Children: Results After 10 Years

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01400178
First Posted: July 22, 2011
Last Update Posted: October 31, 2016
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Liege Franzini Tanamati, University of Sao Paulo
  Purpose

Objectives: To assess a group of post-lingually children after 10 years of implantation with regard to speech perception, speech intelligibility, and academic/occupational status.

Study Design: A prospective transversal study. Setting: Pediatric referral center for cochlear implantation. Patients: Ten post-lingually deafened children with Nucleus and Med-El cochlear implants.

Interventions: Speech perception and speech intelligibility tests and interview.

Main Outcome Measures: The main outcome measures were score of Hint sentences recognition (silence and noise), speech intelligibility scores(write-down intelligibility and rating scale scores) and academic/ occupational status.


Condition
Deafness Hearing Impairment

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Cochlear Implants in Post-lingually Children: Results After 10 Years

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Further study details as provided by Liege Franzini Tanamati, University of Sao Paulo:

Enrollment: 10
Study Start Date: November 2009
Study Completion Date: February 2011
Primary Completion Date: November 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
The age at evaluation was 19,3 to 29,2 years. The age at cochlear implant surgery was 5,4 to 16,10 years. The etiology of the deafness was: meningitis (5), ototoxic (1), mumps (2) and unknown (2).
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • postlingually deaf
  • age at cochlear implant: < 18 years
  • more than 10 years of cochlear implant use

Exclusion Criteria:

  • other disabilities
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01400178


Locations
Brazil
Bionic Ear Center
Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil, 01329001
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Sao Paulo
  More Information

Responsible Party: Liege Franzini Tanamati, Doctor, University of Sao Paulo
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01400178     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 186/2008
First Submitted: July 19, 2011
First Posted: July 22, 2011
Last Update Posted: October 31, 2016
Last Verified: October 2016

Keywords provided by Liege Franzini Tanamati, University of Sao Paulo:
cochlear implant
children
follow up
results

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Deafness
Hearing Loss
Hearing Disorders
Ear Diseases
Otorhinolaryngologic Diseases
Sensation Disorders
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms